Astronauts

Major David Simons - Ballon to Outer Space 0

August 28, 1957 – A Balloon Into Space – A Closet Full Of Bathing Suits – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

August 28, 1957 – Life And The World – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – August 28, 1957 – 60 years ago history was made when Major David Simons piloted the first hot-air balloon, reaching over 100,000 feet to the edge of Outer Space. It was the first such experiment using...

Life on Earth the day they walked on the Moon. 0

July 20, 1969 – Life On Earth The Day They Walked On The Moon – Past Daily Reference Room.

July 20, 1969 – News Of The Day from KNX-FM, Los Angeles – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 20, 1969 – the day they walked on the moon. The day everyone who was around at the time remembers where they were, what they were doing and...

John Glenn 0

The Day Everybody Wanted To Be John Glenn – Feb. 20, 1962 – RIP: John Glenn (1921-2016)

John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 1 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20, 1962 – Hour 2 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – John Glenn – Flight of Friendship 7 – February 20,...

March 23, 2001 0

March 23, 2001 – Farewell Mir

  March 23, 2001 – BBC News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – March 23, 2001 – The end of the Mir Space Station. Launched by the then-Soviet Union in 1986, Mir was the first modular Space Station, assembled between 1986 and 1996 – and until March of 2001 it...

Launch For A Linkup – Apollo-Soyuz – July 15, 1975 0

Launch For A Linkup – Apollo-Soyuz – July 15, 1975

  – Apollo-Soyuz launch – CBS Radio Special Report – July 15, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. Big news, this July 15th 40 years ago. The launch of a U.S. spacecraft and a Soviet spacecraft with the sole intention of linking up in orbit. Apollo-Soyuz as it was known,...

The Drama Of TWA Flight 847 – June 18, 1985 0

The Drama Of TWA Flight 847 – June 18, 1985

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News – Frontline Report – World News Roundup – June 18, 1985 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. News for this day, 30 years ago was about the ongoing Hijack of TWA Flight 847 and the hostage...